Bantu knot outs are also an option. Check youtube for a ton of variety on transitioning styles.

I wasn't a bunner (LOL) when I transitioned, twist outs were my go to so that I could blend my two textures without getting frustrated.
last relaxer; 082708, BC; 081810, CG; 122410
high porosity, med/coarse texture, high density, color treated
condish;TN, DevaCurl Heaven in Hair stylers; Heaven in Hair, DevaCurl Curl Cream oils;Castor Oil

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